Remember the drop of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima
A place to commemorate the destruction of war and remind the importance of peace, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum are main destinations for school field-trips from all over Japan and for international visitors alike. Covering estimately 122,000 square meters, the memorial park is dedicated to commemorate the victims of the Hiroshima Atomic bombing on August 6, 1945 with many remarkable attractions, such as the Cenotaph standing in the middle of the park, the A-Bomb Dome – one of the few buildings to remain standing, or the Children’s Peace Monument. Meanwhile, the memorial museum located within the park is the place to learn clearly about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in World War II and its outcome in human suffering. However, get ready to face the sad reality of destruction and war, as well as several soul-shaking moments you may have not experienced before while strolling through and reading the personal details displayed.